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Attractions: In and Around York

You will never be short of things to do during your stay in our York guesthouse. Whether you want to escape to the countryside, visit the seaside or explore the nearby city of York, there is something for everyone to enjoy, all within easy reach of our bed and breakfast.


York is well known for its historic interest but it also has excellent shops, restaurants and pubs, of which there are as many of as days in the year.

It also boasts more ghosts than any other city in Europe. A Ghost Hunt of York is great fun, though a little scary!

Around York

Just outside York is the Elvington Air Museum and the MacArthur Glen Designer Outlet, as well as York’s famous Racecourse at the Knavesmire. and a good selection of golf courses, Sandburn Hall Golf Club being just a mile away from us.

10 minutes away from us is the stately home of Castle Howard, where a full day is recommended to tour the house, grounds and arboretum.

15 minutes away is Eden Camp, an old prisoner of war camp which has been converted into an award winning museum dedicated to World War 2.

Yorkshires Coastline

45 minutes away, North Yorkshire’s coastline has busy seaside towns and quieter secluded coves with small fishing villages. Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” hails from Whitby, an old whaling port, where Captain James Cook set sail on many of his voyages.

The Spa town of Scarborough is Britain’s oldest seaside resort.

North Yorks Moors

20 minutes away is the Market Town of Pickering, on the edge of the North York Moors, a spectacular National Park with a rugged natural landscape which is breathtaking in all seasons and with a Steam Railway running through to Goathland, known as Aidensfield in “Heartbeat”.

Visit Dalby Forest on the edge of the Moors and try their High Wire Forest Adventure if you want something exhilarating!

Eating Out

We have a wide ranging choice of places to eat in our local area, all within two miles or less.